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Political Institutions: Constitutions eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 23 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 11,334 Constitution-Making in Islamic Countries – A Theoretical Framework
Ebrahim Afsah
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Dec 2013
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2015
2 8,341 Trump University and Presidential Impeachment
Christopher Lewis Peterson
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
3 5,259 The Subjects of the Constitution
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 18 May 2010
Last Revised: 25 May 2011
4 4,923 A Legal Labyrinth: Issues Raised by Arizona Senate Bill 1070
Gabriel "Jack" Chin, Carissa Byrne Hessick, Toni M. Massaro and Marc L. Miller
University of California, Davis - School of Law, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law, University of Arizona College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 29 May 2010
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2011
5 4,853 'Islam is the Solution': Constitutional Visions of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood
Kristen Stilt
Harvard University, Law School, Students
Date posted to database: 21 May 2010
Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
6 4,791 Islam in Egypt's New Constitution
Clark B. Lombardi and Nathan J. Brown
University of Washington School of Law and George Washington University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 2 May 2013
Last Revised: 28 May 2013
7 4,546 The Declining Influence of the United States Constitution
David S. Law and Mila Versteeg
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 26 May 2012
8 4,488 On the Limits of Supremacy: Medical Marijuana and the States' Overlooked Power to Legalize Federal Crime
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 9 Jun 2011
9 4,275 A Due Process Right to Record the Police
Glenn Harlan Reynolds and John A. Steakley
University of Tennessee College of Law and John A. Steakley, P.C.
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 2012
Last Revised: 10 Aug 2012
10 3,738 Measuring the Rule of Law
Juan Carlos Botero and Alejandro Ponce
World Justice Project and The World Justice Project
Date posted to database: 1 Dec 2011
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2011

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
25 Dec 2016 through 23 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,284 The Foreign Emoluments Clause and the Chief Executive
Andy Grewal
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2017
2 1,198 How to Lose a Constitutional Democracy
Aziz Z. Huq and Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2017
3 455 Reason Without Vote: The Representative and Majoritarian Function of Constitutional Courts
Luís Roberto Barroso
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
4 226 The Letter and the Spirit: The Judicial Duty of Good-Faith Constitutional Construction
Randy E. Barnett and Evan Bernick
Georgetown University Law Center and Institute for Justice
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2017
5 223 Brexit and the British Bill of Rights
Tobias Lock, Tom Gerald Daly, Ed Bates, Christine Bell, Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou, David Edward, Murray Hunt, Kagiaros Dimitrios, Fiona de Londras, Cormac S. Mac Amhlaigh, Christopher McCrudden and Anne Smith
University of Edinburgh School of Law, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, University of Leicester, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, University of Liverpool, Independent, Independent, University of Edinburgh, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, UK, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law and Transitional Justice Institute
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2017
6 151 Brexit and Article 50 TEU: A Constitutionalist Reading
Piet Eeckhout and Eleni Frantziou
University College London - Faculty of Laws and University of Westminster
Date posted to database: 23 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
7 111 Adam Smith's Constitutional Theory
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 28 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2017
8 98 Foreword: Looking for Power in Public Law
Daryl J. Levinson
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
9 111 Imposed Constitutions with Consent?
Richard Albert
Boston College - Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2017
10 127 BREXIT and Business Law
Jürgen Basedow
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Date posted to database: 23 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016





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